Category: Atomweight Division

Ashley Cummins on the importance of putting on exciting fights for fans and not just doing ‘the bare minimum to win’

Popular Invicta FC atomweight, Ashley Cummins, recently opened up about about the importance of putting on exciting fights for the fans and not just doing the bare minimum to win. Continue reading “Ashley Cummins on the importance of putting on exciting fights for fans and not just doing ‘the bare minimum to win’”

KOTC Counterstrike results: Melissa Karagianis is the new atomweight world champion

Saturday night at King of the Cage: Counterstrike, Melissa “Magic” Karagianis defeated Andy Nguyen via unanimous decision to capture the atomweight world championship. The judges scored the fight 48-46, 48-47 and 49-45, all in favor of Karagianis. Continue reading “KOTC Counterstrike results: Melissa Karagianis is the new atomweight world champion”

Andy Nguyen VS Melissa Karagianis, KOTC: Counterstrike | Tonight, 5pm ET | LIVE on FACEBOOK

Tonight at King of the Cage: Counterstrike, an eagerly anticipated 105-pound contest will go down when Andy Nguyen defends her atomweight title against Melissa Karagianis. The fight will be a rematch, with Melissa Karagianis picking up the split decision victory in the first 2015 showing. Continue reading “Andy Nguyen VS Melissa Karagianis, KOTC: Counterstrike | Tonight, 5pm ET | LIVE on FACEBOOK”

Andy Nguyen VS Rena Kubota set for “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GP 2017: Aki no Jin” on October 15

An atomweight fight between Andy Nguyen and Rena Kubota has been set for the “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GP 2017: Aki no Jin” event on October 15. The fight will serve as a first-round match in the organization’s 2017 women’s atomweight tournament. Continue reading “Andy Nguyen VS Rena Kubota set for “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GP 2017: Aki no Jin” on October 15″

Atomweight title challenger Melissa Karagianis: “Joanna Jedrzejczyk has definitely influenced me”

This Saturday at ‘King of the Cage: Counterstrike’, Melissa Karagianis will compete in the biggest fight of her young MMA career when she challenges Andy Nguyen for the King of the Cage atomweight title. Karagianis holds a 2015 Continue reading “Atomweight title challenger Melissa Karagianis: “Joanna Jedrzejczyk has definitely influenced me””